Lori Solymosi, Painter
Lori Solymosi is a graduate of The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where she received the prestigious Emlen Cresson Traveling Scholarship, which granted her 10 weeks of European travel along with a private studio for a year of postgraduate study at the Academy.
After the Academy, Lori co-founded the North Penn Arts Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the visual arts. She developed an arts education program and held positions of Educational Coordinator, Instructor and Executive Director. During this time Lori received certification in Arts Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and continued with the Arts Alliance until moving to Michigan in 1994.
In Michigan, Lori continued her career as a studio artist, educator, and arts administrator. During this time Lori also developed her interest in writing and co-authored the book Almost Touching, an anthology of Michigan writers.
Lori and her husband Laszlo moved to Pendleton in 2004. Since then, Lori has been active in several area arts organizations, has taught art at Saint Joseph’s Catholic School in Anderson for eight years and has won numerous awards. Lori is a member of the Art Gallery on Pendleton Square and a Member in Excellence of SCWS.